City Centre

Sunderland city centre

With so much to explore and experience in the city centre, you'll find something for all the family. There's a museum, art gallery, great open spaces, shops for every taste and budget and no shortage of places to enjoy on a night out, plus over 3500 parking spaces and excellent public transport links.

ten pin bowling
Will it be a strike, a spare or a gutter ball? Practice your technique at MFA Bowl at the Sunniside Leisure Complex in the city centre. Gather your team, get your shoes on and get bowling. Whether it's a big group or a fierce competition between two, bowling is a great day or night out.
Established in 1974, this long running and busy restaurant is situated close to Sunderland Empire, ideal for pre-theatre meals. It is in the heart of Sunderland's nightlife and is a great place to start or end your night out.  There are many traditional and tasty Indian dishes to choose from,...
Mowbray Park
At the heart of the city sits Mowbray Park, one of the oldest parks in the North East of England and often described as 'the jewel in the crown of the city centre'. Trip Advisor Click here 
Experience a warm Mackem welcome at the Vaults. A traditional pub which hasn't changed much over the years, serving ales and lagers. Very popular with the locals and for those looking for a friendly and fun night out!
The famous chain of restaurants for peri-peri chicken dishes is located next door to the Empire Cinemas at Sunniside. A relaxed and informal atmosphere, this is a great place to visit prior to or after seeing a film at the cinema, or exerting some energy at the ten pin bowling alley.  The usual...
Sunderland's biggest all you can eat buffet, serving over eighty varieties of chinese dishes.  It is fully licensed and sells a selection of wines and beers with seating for over 250 people. Party bookings are very welcome.  The Panda also has private rooms that play host to Panda KTV, karaoke...
Ever wanted to browse vinyl record collections, admire paintings, drawings, sculptures from local artists and have one of the best cups of coffee in Sunderland all at the same time? Now you can. Pop Recs Ltd is an independent record shop, which also has an art gallery, shop and steaming cups of...
Port of Call is located in the heart of the city centre and offers three floors of hearty meat, stunning seafood and over 40 different rums. Using locally sourced beef and seafood and with its interior design playing homage to Sunderland's shipbuilding heritage, Port of Call is the place to go for...

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Did you know?

Sunderland's Friendship Agreement with Washington DC makes us the only city in Europe to enjoy such a relationship with the world's most powerful city. Washington Old Hall is home to the direct ancestors of the first president of the United States of America.

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